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Critical News & Views: Preventing Environment Related Disease

November 15, 2012
Olympia, Washington

Time: 4:45 - 7:00 pm
Location:
Ramblin Jack’s, 520 East 4th Ave

Join WPSR health professionals, friends, family, and colleagues for a unique health forum. Expect brief & lively presentations on the latest research and implications for practice by WPSR and our Olympia partners. Light appetizers, spirits & spirited discussion on the issues WPSR supports:

  • Why multiple coal trains in the state of Washington may be harmful to human health
  • How we can protect children from exposure to toxic chemicals in their environment
  • Why nuclear power plants are a threat to public health
  • How some Washington hospitals are leading the healthy food revolution 

We are delighted to offer this program to the Olympia community! RSVP’s welcome: mary@wpsr.org

Hosted By:

Alex Hamling, MD, MBA, Board Member and Tracy Bier, M ED, Executive Director, Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility

Evan Hirsch, MD, ABIHM, Hirsch Holistic Family Medicine

Beth Doglio, Campaign Director, Climate Solutions

Edward Cates, MD, Pioneer Family Medicine

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Resources

  • Health Impacts of Natural Gas Infrastructure

    Fracked natural gas contaminates air and water where it is extracted, then pipelines transport gas-related pollutants for hundreds of miles. Distant communities may be exposed to toxic air pollutants, dangerous particulates, and radioactive materials. All of us are endangered as methane leaks into the atmosphere. Read more »

  • Natural Gas: Not a healthy or climate-protective solution for the Clean Power Plan

    Building natural gas plants to replace coal-fired power is not a solution to the climate crisis; it merely replaces one fossil fuel with another. Read more »

  • Death by Degrees

    The sign of Global Warming are already here. “Death by Degrees” is a series of reports looking at the damaging health effects of global warming by states or regions within the United States. We encourage you to learn about the public health threats global warming poses in your state/ region and contact your elected officials to support climate policies that reduce our reliance on dirty fossil fuels and supports energy efficiency, conservation and clean renewable energy production. Read more »

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